Soprano Eleanor Dennis
Scottish soprano Eleanor Dennis is a graduate of the Royal College of Music’s International Opera School and a former Harewood Artist at the English National Opera.
In 2021 Eleanor makes her debut for the Grange Festival as Helena in a new production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream and returns to the Buxton Festival as Miranda in a new production of Malcolm Arnold’s The Dancing Master.
Her recent engagements have included Contessa Le nozze di Figaro for Scottish Opera and the English National Opera; Fiordiligi Così fan tutte for Opera Holland Park; Miss Jessel The Turn of the Screw for Opera North; Helena at the Aldeburgh Festival and for the English National Opera; Micaëla Carmen for the English National Opera; Cominio in Caldara’s Lucio Papirio Dittatore for the Buxton Festival and Ginevra Ariodante for the Salzburger Landestheater.
On the concert platform, her engagements include Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem (CBSO/Andrew Manze); Britten’s A Spring Symphony (Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra/Cornelius Meister & BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra/Ilan Volkov); Mendelssohn’s Elijah (Three Choirs Festival); Haydn’s Harmoniemesse (Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir András Schiff); Elgar’s Une Voix dans le Désert (CBSO/Andris Nelsons); Strauss’ Vier Letzte Lieder (Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Martyn Brabbins) and Beethoven’s Egmont (BBC Philharmonic/Juanjo Mena), Missa Solemnis (Three Choirs Festival & RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland/Macelaru), Christus am Ölberge (Bamberger Symphoniker/Rolf Beck) and Symphony No. 9 (Orquesta y Coro Nacionales de España/David Afkham).